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Super Rugby in Round 12 kicks off on Friday with a blockbuster clash between the current champions and the most successful Super Rugby team of all time.
The Highlanders host the Crusaders in Dunedin and this match will be for many the match of the week.
The Highlanders have recovered from a mid-season wobble in which they lost to the Reds and the Sharks as last week they beat an in-form Chiefs side in Hamilton.
The Crusaders go into the match with the best form that they have enjoyed since 2008 as they have won their last eight matches.
The Crusaders have now played 9 matches and lost just one. The Highlanders have played 10 matches and seven. At home the Highlanders have played five and won four.
The Highlanders have played the Crusaders 28 times in Super Rugby and they have won 9 matches and lost 19. This gives the Highlanders a record of winning 32% of their matches.
These two teams have met 13 times in Super Rugby and the Highlanders have won 5 matches and lost 8. This gives the Highlanders a record of winning 39% of their home matches.
The average scored when the Highlanders play the Crusaders in Dunedin is : Highlanders 19 Crusaders 25.
The last three matches in Dunedin have all been won by the Crusaders.
For this match the Crusaders have made three changes to the side that beat the Reds last week. Owen Franks starts at tight head prop while Luke Romano will partner Sam Whitelock in the second row.
At halfback Andy Ellis returns to the starting line up in place of Mitchell Drummond who along with Mike Alaalatoa, Scott Barrett join a sub’s bench that will offer plenty of impact when the chance arises for them.
The Highlanders have made one change to the side that beat the Chiefs and Joe Wheeler comes into the starting line up to win his 50th Super Rugby cap.
Elsewhere Tom Franklin moves to the bench and the hard running, Liam Squire, comes into the reserves after recovering from his hip injury received against the Brumbies.
Loosehead prop, Craig Millar, comes back into the playing 23 for his Otago teammate, Aki Seiuli.
Highlanders: 1. Daniel Lienert-Brown, 2. Ash Dixon, 3. Josh Hohneck, 4. Alex Ainley, 5. Joe Wheeler, 6. Elliot Dixon, 7. Dan Pryor, 8. Luke Whitelock, 9. Aaron Smith, 10. Lima Sopoaga, 11. Patrick Osborne 12. Malakai Fekitoa, 13. Matt Faddes, 14. Waisake Naholo, 15. Ben Smith (c)
Replacements : 16. Greg Pleasants-Tate, 17. Craig Millar, 18. Siosiua Halanukonuka, 19. Tom Franklin, 20. Liam Squire, 21. Fumiaki Tanaka, 22. Marty Banks, 23. Teihorangi Walden
Crusaders: 1. Wyatt Crockett ,2. Codie Taylor, 3. Owen Franks, 4. Luke Romano, 5. Sam Whitelock, 6. Jordan Taufua, 7. Matt Todd, 8. Kieran Read (c), 9. Andy Ellis, 23. Marty Mckenzie, 10. Richie Mo’unga, 11. Jone Macilai,
12. David Havili, 13. Kieron Fonotia, 14. Johnny McNicholl, 15. Israel Dagg
Replacements : 16. Ged Robinson , 17. Joe Moody ,18. Mike Alaalatoa ,19. Scott Barrett ,20. Tim Boys , 21. Mitchell Drummond , 22. Ryan Crotty